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NameGreenplum
DescriptionAnalytic Database platform built on PostgreSQL. Full name is Pivotal Greenplum Database A logical database in Greenplum is an array of individual PostgreSQL databases working together to present a single database image.
Database modelRelational DBMS
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Score11.10
Rank#35  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Websitepivotal.io/­big-data/­pivotal-greenplum
Technical documentationdocs.pivotal.io/­gpdb
DeveloperPivotal Software Inc.
Initial release2005
Current release4.3.11.1, January 2017
License Commercial or Open SourceOpen Source Apache 2.0
Cloud-based Only available as a cloud serviceno
Server operating systemsLinux
Data schemeyes
Typing predefined data types such as float or dateyes
XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.yes since Version 4.2
Secondary indexesyes
SQL Support of (almost entire) SQL standard (DML, DDL and DCL statements)yes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
Server-side scripts Stored proceduresyes
Triggersyes
Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodesSharding
Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication
MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes
Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys Referential integrityyes
Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID
Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability Support for making data persistentyes
In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts Access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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